A Taxonomist, Controlled Vocabulary earns an average salary of $73,698 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$36,000 - $100,000
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MEDIAN: $73,698
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$36,000 - $100,000  
   
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$4,000  
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$36,766 - $114,020  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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Job Description for Taxonomist, Controlled Vocabulary

Taxonomists are responsible for categorizing organisms into groups based on their composition, origins, and behavior. An undergraduate degree in biology, zoology, or a related field is often a minimum requirement for this position, and taxonomists typically advance in their careers by earning a master's degree or Ph.D.

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Taxonomist, Controlled Vocabulary Tasks

  • Create taxonomic list and keys.
  • Develop programs or systems to facilitate data retrieval.
  • Develop databases or data storage systems.

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Key Stats for Taxonomist, Controlled Vocabulary

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
050
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
50%
10-19 years
18%
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Experience Affects Taxonomist, Controlled Vocabulary Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 29%

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

National Average
$73,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 32%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
50%
10-19 years
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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